What does the word eldest mean?

    Part of speech: adjective superlative

  • First - born; oldest.

Usage examples for eldest

  1. And why was there a pleased smile on his face as he followed his eldest daughter out of the room? – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  2. After supper the ladies went to bed as before, and I went with the eldest girl while the syndic visited the two younger ones. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. " I'll just ask you one thing," went on the eldest brother; " what's to- morrow?" – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
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